Federal Register: January 29, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 19)
DOCID: FR Doc 02-2159
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Land Management Bureau
AK ID: [AK-040-1430-ET; AA-82857]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.
Notice of Public Open House for Russian River Withdrawal
DATES: The meeting dates are: 1. February 25, 2002, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Anchorage.
2. February 26, 2002, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Soldotna.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, has filed an application in accordance with 43 CFR part 2300. The Bureau of Land Management Anchorage Field Office and the Forest Service Seward Ranger District announces a public Open House for the general public to consider and comment on the Forest Service application to withdraw approximately 2,998 acres of National Forest System land within the Russian River and Upper Russian Lake Recreation Corridor.
Russian River and Upper Russian Lake Recreation Corridor, AK; National Forest System land withdrawal; public open house,
On February 2, 2001, the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, Forest Service, filed an application to withdraw the
Forest Service lands from the public land laws, including location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to
valid existing rights. The public lands have been and will remain open to mineral leasing. The proposed withdrawal will aid in protecting the fisheries, recreational, and archeological resources of the area.
The purpose of the Open House is to initiate public involvement and to solicit public comment on the proposed Forest Service withdrawal. Information obtained through the public Open House will be incorporated into the Environmental Assessment. If warranted, an Environmental Impact Statement will be done.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Kathy Stubbs at (907) 267-1284. Peter Ditton,
Anchorage Field Manager.
[FR Doc. 022159 Filed 12802; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310JAP